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by Clayton Thomas-Muller   Decolonization for your Momma   History… Historically, Capitalism has been and is the motive for the Colonial and Imperialist policies that have disempowered and dispossess Indigenous people around the world.  It generally happens in three big phases in this country: Genocide, Removal/Termination, and Assimilation.  Systems of Oppression were used as a […]

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Come and explore the effects media have on your personal, and our collective, mental environment. Plus – how to harness media to change the world! Nov 7 – The Power and Theory of Media How (and why) media can move us. Inspirational, informational, educational, empathetical. Also — understanding how different media forms work and affect […]

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Available for free online viewing or printing to read offline, this booklet contains much of what was covered in the Fall 2011 Activism Course: Building a Better World. Also features four appendices and a full page of additional resources with links. View e-book (PDF) PDF version for easy printing PDF version to print/fold into ‘zine’ […]

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The ‘Edge-U-cation’ event was held on Wed Mar 16 in Ottawa, with 20-plus people in attendance. The theme of the event was to discuss what liberating education looks like. (see event callout) This report from the event includes an outline of the event, three sets of flip chart notes taken during the the full-group parts […]

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Edge-U-cation Wed March 16 – 7:00pm sharp (6:30pm refreshments/ice-breakers) at PSAC building, JK Wlyie boardroom (first floor) 233 Gilmour (at Metcalfe) Thinking about liberating education! How can we overcoming the domesticating and confining education we experience everyday in our major institutions and media? What does a truly liberating education look like and how do we […]

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From the organizers of the Unschooling Oppression conference (November 2007, Ottawa): This is what was brainstormed by the breakout groups and written on the board during the conference’s concluding caucus (problems and proposed solutions). We don’t need to use any or all of it, but it is useful in helping to refresh our memories and […]

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Notes from Matt Hern’s talk, “Possibility in the face of probability”, on Nov 10 at the Unschooling Oppression conference (Ottawa 2007) Matt Hern: Hope is a Participatory Exercise by Greg Macdougall, Nov 11 2007 originally published on Ottawa Indymedia: http://ottawa.indymedia.org/en/2007/11/6161.shtml Matt started his talk with a bit of history of schooling as supplied by the […]

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